(This version of the Nov 9 story removes certified financial planner from Armstrong’s credentials in the 17th paragraph. He is not a registered CFP.) By Beth Pinsker
The IRS is warning citizens of a new cyber-scam that uses ransomware impersonating federal agents to assume control over the victim’s computer data. Officials say scammers send out emails with both the IRS and FBI emblems demanding the user click on a link to download a form.